Tribology and Dynamics of Engine and Powertrain

Tribology and Dynamics of Engine and Powertrain
Author: Homer Rahnejat
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1048
Release: 2010-09-30
ISBN 10: 1845699939
ISBN 13: 9781845699932
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tribology and Dynamics of Engine and Powertrain Book Review:

Tribology, the science of friction, wear and lubrication, is one of the cornerstones of engineering’s quest for efficiency and conservation of resources. Tribology and dynamics of engine and powertrain: fundamentals, applications and future trends provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the disciplines of dynamics and tribology using a multi-physics and multi-scale approach to improve automotive engine and powertrain technology. Part one reviews the fundamental aspects of the physics of motion, particularly the multi-body approach to multi-physics, multi-scale problem solving in tribology. Fundamental issues in tribology are then described in detail,from surface phenomena in thin-film tribology, to impact dynamics, fluid film and elastohydrodynamic lubrication means of measurement and evaluation. These chapters provide an understanding of the theoretical foundation for Part II which includes many aspects of the physics of motion at a multitude of interaction scales from large displacement dynamics to noise and vibration tribology, all of which affect engines and powertrains. Many chapters are contributed by well-established practitioners disseminating their valuable knowledge and expertise on specific engine and powertrain sub-systems. These include overviews of engine and powertrain issues, engine bearings, piston systems, valve trains, transmission and many aspects of drivetrain systems. The final part of the book considers the emerging areas of microengines and gears as well as nano-scale surface engineering. With its distinguished editor and international team of academic and industry contributors, Tribology and dynamics of engine and powertrain is a standard work for automotive engineers and all those researching NVH and tribological issues in engineering. Reviews fundamental aspects of physics in motion, specifically the multi-body approach to multi physics Describes essential issues in tribology from surface phenomena in thin film tribology to impact dynamics Examines specific engine and powertrain sub-systems including engine bearings, piston systems and value trains

Tribology for Engineers

Tribology for Engineers
Author: J Paulo Davim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2011-01-24
ISBN 10: 0857091441
ISBN 13: 9780857091444
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tribology for Engineers Book Review:

Tribology for engineers discusses recent research and applications of principles of friction, wear and lubrication, and provides the fundamentals and advances in tribology for modern industry. The book examines tribology with special emphasis on surface topography, wear of materials and lubrication, and includes dedicated coverage on the fundamentals of micro and nanotribology. The book serves as a valuable reference for academics, tribology and materials researchers, mechanical, physics and materials engineers and professionals in related industries with tribology. Edited and written by highly knowledgeable and well-respected researchers in the field Examines recent research and applications of friction, wear and lubrication Highlights advances and future trends in the industry

Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering

Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering
Author: David A. Crolla,David E. Foster,Toshio Kobayashi,Nicholas Vaughan
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 607
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 0470974028
ISBN 13: 9780470974025
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Advanced Direct Injection Combustion Engine Technologies and Development

Advanced Direct Injection Combustion Engine Technologies and Development
Author: H Zhao
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2014-01-23
ISBN 10: 1845697324
ISBN 13: 9781845697327
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Direct Injection Combustion Engine Technologies and Development Book Review:

Direct injection enables precise control of the fuel/air mixture so that engines can be tuned for improved power and fuel economy, but ongoing research challenges remain in improving the technology for commercial applications. As fuel prices escalate DI engines are expected to gain in popularity for automotive applications. This important book, in two volumes, reviews the science and technology of different types of DI combustion engines and their fuels. Volume 1 deals with direct injection gasoline and CNG engines, including history and essential principles, approaches to improved fuel economy, design, optimisation, optical techniques and their applications. Reviews key technologies for enhancing direct injection (DI) gasoline engines Examines approaches to improved fuel economy and lower emissions Discusses DI compressed natural gas (CNG) engines and biofuels

Fundamentals of Tribology

Fundamentals of Tribology
Author: Rahnejat Homer,Gohar Ramsey
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 520
Release: 1998-10-20
ISBN 10: 1786345196
ISBN 13: 9781786345196
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Tribology Book Review:

Fundamentals of Tribology deals with the fundamentals of lubrication, friction and wear, as well as mechanics of contacting surfaces and their topography. It begins by introducing the reader to the importance of tribology in everyday life and offers a brief history of the subject. It then describes the nature of rough surfaces and the mechanics of contacting elastic solids and their deformation under load and friction in their relative motion. The book goes on to discuss the importance of lubricant rheology with respect to viscosity and density. Then, the principles of hydrodynamic lubrication are covered with derivations of the governing Reynolds and energy equations. Applications of hydrodynamic lubrication in various forms of bearings -- journal bearings, thrust bearings and externally pressurised bearings -- are outlined. The important and still evolving subject of elastohydrodynamic lubrication is treated in some detail, both at its fundamentals and its applications in thin shell or overlay bearings, cam-followers and internal combustion engine pistons. The fundamentals of biotribology are also covered, particularly its applications to endo-articular mammalian joints such as hip and knee joints and their arthroplasty. In addition, there is a treatment of the rapidly emerging knowledge of tribological phenomena in lightly loaded vanishing conjunctions (nanotribology), in natural systems and very small devices, such as MEMS and high density data storage media. There is also a new chapter on the rapidly emerging subject of surface texturing to promote retention of microreservoirs of lubricant, acting as microbearings and improving lubrication of otherwise poorly lubricated conjunctions. This book targets the undergraduate and postgraduate body as well as engineering professionals in industry, where often a quick solution or understanding of certain tribological fundamentals is sought. The book can also form an initial basis for those interested in research into certain aspects of tribology.

Vehicle Noise and Vibration Refinement

Vehicle Noise and Vibration Refinement
Author: Xu Wang
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2010-03-12
ISBN 10: 1845698045
ISBN 13: 9781845698041
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vehicle Noise and Vibration Refinement Book Review:

High standards of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) performance are expected in vehicle design. Refinement is therefore one of the main engineering/design attributes to be addressed when developing new vehicle models and components. Vehicle noise and vibration refinement provides a review of noise and vibration refinement principles, methods, advanced experimental and modelling techniques and palliative treatments necessary in the process of vehicle design, development and integration in order to meet noise and vibration standards. Case studies from the collective experience of specialists working for major automotive companies are included to form an important reference for engineers practising in the motor industry who seek to overcome the technological challenges faced in developing quieter, more comfortable cars. The reader will be able to develop an in-depth knowledge of the source and transmission mechanisms of noise and vibration in motor vehicles, and a clear understanding of vehicle refinement issues that directly influence a customer’s purchasing decision. Reviews noise and vibration refinement principles, methods and modelling techniques necessary in vehicle design, development and integration in order to meet noise and vibration standards Outlines objectives driving development and the significance of vehicle noise and vibration refinement whilst documenting definitions of key terms for use in practice Case studies demonstrate measurement and modelling in industry and illustrate key testing methods including hand sensing and environmental testing

Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology

Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology
Author: Robert W. Bruce
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1169
Release: 2012-07-06
ISBN 10: 142006908X
ISBN 13: 9781420069082
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology Book Review:

Since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the growing price and environmental cost of energy have increased the significance of tribology. Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II: Theory and Design, Second Edition demonstrates how the principles of tribology can address cost savings, energy conservation, and environmental protection. This second edition provides a thorough treatment of established knowledge and practices, along with detailed references for further study. Written by the foremost experts in the field, the book is divided into four sections. The first reviews the basic principles of tribology, wear mechanisms, and modes of lubrication. The second section covers the full range of lubricants/coolants, including mineral oil, synthetic fluids, and water-based fluids. In the third section, the contributors describe many wear- and friction-reducing materials and treatments, which are currently the fastest growing areas of tribology, with announcements of new coatings, better performance, and new vendors being made every month. The final section presents components, equipment, and designs commonly found in tribological systems. It also examines specific industrial areas and their processes. Sponsored by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, this handbook incorporates up-to-date, peer-reviewed information for tackling tribological problems and improving lubricants and tribological systems. The book shows how the proper use of generally accepted tribological practices can save money, conserve energy, and protect the environment.

Metalworking Fluids MWFs for Cutting and Grinding

Metalworking Fluids  MWFs  for Cutting and Grinding
Author: V P Astakhov,S Joksch
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2012-01-31
ISBN 10: 0857095307
ISBN 13: 9780857095305
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Metalworking Fluids MWFs for Cutting and Grinding Book Review:

Metal working fluids (MWFs) provide important functions such as lubrication and cooling in the machining of metals. This book reviews the issues surrounding the use of fluids for cutting and grinding throughout the metal working process, from selection and testing to disposal. The book opens with chapters considering the mechanism and action, selection and delivery of MWFs to the machining zone before moving onto discuss the many issues surrounding MWFs during machining such as selection of the proper MWF, environmental concerns, supply methods, circulation and monitoring. The final chapters discuss the maintenance, replacement and disposal of MWFs. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Metalworking fluids (MWFs) for cutting and grinding is an invaluable reference tool for engineers and organizations using metal cutting/machining in the manufacturing process as well as machine designers/manufacturers and machining fluid/chemical suppliers. Chapters consider the mechanism and action, selection and delivery of MWFs to the machining zone Environmental concerns, supply methods, circulation and monitoring are also discussed Written by distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors

Wheel Rail Interface Handbook

Wheel Rail Interface Handbook
Author: R. Lewis,U Olofsson
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 856
Release: 2009-09-25
ISBN 10: 1845696786
ISBN 13: 9781845696788
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wheel Rail Interface Handbook Book Review:

Many of the engineering problems of particular importance to railways arise at interfaces and the safety-critical role of the wheel/rail interface is widely acknowledged. Better understanding of wheel/rail interfaces is therefore critical to improving the capacity, reliability and safety of the railway system. Wheel-rail interface handbook is a one-stop reference for railway engineering practitioners and academic researchers. Part one provides the fundamentals of contact mechanics, wear, fatigue and lubrication as well as state-of-the-art research and emerging technologies related to the wheel/rail interface and its management. Part two offers an overview of industrial practice from several different regions of the world, thereby providing an invaluable international perspective with practitioners’ experience of managing the wheel/rail interface in a variety of environments and circumstances. This comprehensive volume will enable practising railway engineers, in whatever discipline of railway engineering – infrastructure, vehicle design and safety, and so on – to enhance their understanding of wheel/rail issues, which have a major influence on the running of a reliable, efficient and safe railway. One-stop reference on the important topic of wheel rail-interfaces Presents the fundamentals of contact mechanics, wear, fatigue and lubrication Examines state-of-the-art research and emerging technologies related to wheel-rail interface and its management

Designing Engineering Structures using Stochastic Optimization Methods

Designing Engineering Structures using Stochastic Optimization Methods
Author: Levent Aydin,H. Seçil Artem,Selda Oterkus
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2020-05-15
ISBN 10: 1000095916
ISBN 13: 9781000095913
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Designing Engineering Structures using Stochastic Optimization Methods Book Review:

Among all aspects of engineering, design is the most important step in developing a new product. A systematic approach to managing design issues can only be accomplished by applying mathematical optimization methods. Furthermore, due to the practical issues in engineering problems, there are limitations in using traditional methods. As such, stochastic optimization methods such as differential evolution, simulated annealing, and genetic algorithms are preferable in finding solutions in design optimization problems. This book reviews mechanical engineering design optimization using stochastic methods. It introduces students and design engineers to practical aspects of complicated mathematical optimization procedures, and outlines steps for wide range of selected engineering design problems. It shows how engineering structures are systematically designed. Many new engineering design applications based on stochastic optimization techniques in automotive, energy, military, naval, manufacturing process and fluids-heat transfer, are described in the book. For each design optimization problem described, background is provided for understanding the solutions. There are very few books on optimization that include engineering applications. They cover limited applications, and that too of well-known design problems of advanced and niche nature. Common problems are hardly addressed. Thus, the subject has remained fairly theoretical. To overcome this, each chapter in this book is contributed by at least one academic and one industrial expert researcher.

Advances in Engine and Powertrain Research and Technology

Advances in Engine and Powertrain Research and Technology
Author: Tigran Parikyan
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2022-04-20
ISBN 10: 9783030918682
ISBN 13: 3030918688
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Engine and Powertrain Research and Technology Book Review:

The book covers a wide range of applied research compactly presented in one volume, and shows innovative engineering solutions for automotive, marine and aviation industries, as well as power generation. While targeting primarily the audience of professional scientists and engineers, the book can also be useful for graduate students, and also for all those who are relatively new to the area and are looking for a single source with a good overview of the state-of-the-art as well as an up-to-date information on theories, numerical methods, and their application in design, simulation, testing, and manufacturing. The readers will find here a rich mixture of approaches, software tools and case studies used to investigate and optimize diverse powertrains, their functional units and separate machine parts based on different physical phenomena, their mathematical representation, solution algorithms, and experimental validation.

Advances in Engine and Powertrain Research and Technology

Advances in Engine and Powertrain Research and Technology
Author: Tigran Parikyan
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2022-05-03
ISBN 10: 3030918696
ISBN 13: 9783030918699
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Engine and Powertrain Research and Technology Book Review:

The book covers a wide range of applied research compactly presented in one volume, and shows innovative engineering solutions for automotive, marine and aviation industries, as well as power generation. While targeting primarily the audience of professional scientists and engineers, the book can also be useful for graduate students, and also for all those who are relatively new to the area and are looking for a single source with a good overview of the state-of-the-art as well as an up-to-date information on theories, numerical methods, and their application in design, simulation, testing, and manufacturing. The readers will find here a rich mixture of approaches, software tools and case studies used to investigate and optimize diverse powertrains, their functional units and separate machine parts based on different physical phenomena, their mathematical representation, solution algorithms, and experimental validation.

Powertrain Development with Artificial Intelligence

Powertrain Development with Artificial Intelligence
Author: Aras Mirfendreski
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 3662638630
ISBN 13: 9783662638637
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Vehicle Tribology

Vehicle Tribology
Author: M. Godet,D. Dowson,C.M. Taylor
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 523
Release: 1991-07-03
ISBN 10: 9780080875828
ISBN 13: 0080875823
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vehicle Tribology Book Review:

Vehicle Tribology was chosen as the topic for the 17th Leeds-Lyon Symposium, as it was decided to be a timely opportunity to bring together experts of many disciplines connected with problems of emissions, particulates and energy efficiency associated with the automobile engine. The volume contains 55 papers divided into eighteen sessions.

Automotive Engineering International

Automotive Engineering International
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UCSD:31822036052538
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Direct Fuel Injection Engine Diagnostics and New Developments in Powertrain Tribology CVT ATF Fuel Economy

Direct Fuel Injection  Engine Diagnostics  and New Developments in Powertrain Tribology  CVT  ATF   Fuel Economy
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UVA:X004806072
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Diesel Engine System Design

Diesel Engine System Design
Author: Qianfan Xin
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1088
Release: 2011-05-26
ISBN 10: 0857090836
ISBN 13: 9780857090836
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diesel Engine System Design Book Review:

Diesel Engine System Design links everything diesel engineers need to know about engine performance and system design in order for them to master all the essential topics quickly and to solve practical design problems. Based on the author's unique experience in the field, it enables engineers to come up with an appropriate specification at an early stage in the product development cycle. Links everything diesel engineers need to know about engine performance and system design featuring essential topics and techniques to solve practical design problems Focuses on engine performance and system integration including important approaches for modelling and analysis Explores fundamental concepts and generic techniques in diesel engine system design incorporating durability, reliability and optimization theories

Micro and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology

Micro  and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology
Author: Yip-Wah Chung
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2011-10-19
ISBN 10: 1439839220
ISBN 13: 9781439839225
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Micro and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology Book Review:

Drawn from presentations at a recent National Science Foundation Summer Institute on Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials, and Micro/Nanomanufacturing, Micro- and Nanoscale Phenomena in Tribology explores the convergence of the multiple science and engineering disciplines involved in tribology and the connection from the macro to nano world. Written by specialists from computation, materials science, mechanical engineering, surface physics, and chemistry, each chapter provides up-to-date coverage of both basic and advanced topics and includes extensive references for further study. After discussing the evolution of tribology in the micro and nano world, the book describes contact conditions spanning between macroscale and nanoscale contacts. It presents an overview of fundamental continuum treatments of interfacial contact and lubrication under a wide range of conditions, including novel advances in contact simulation. It also gives a thorough account of the nature of surface energies and forces in nanostructures as well as adhesion in dry and wet environments. The book then explains how to perform friction measurements at the nanoscale and interpret friction data before demonstrating how micro- and nanotextured surfaces affect adhesion, friction, and wetting. The final chapters emphasize the importance of surface chemistry and molecular dynamics simulation in tribology. With numerous examples and figures throughout, this volume presents a thorough account of important advancements in tribology that offer insight into micro- and nanoscale phenomena. By enabling a better understanding of fundamental micro- and nanoscale interactions, the book helps readers effectively design and fabricate durable tribological components for various engineering and biological systems.

The Tribology Handbook

The Tribology Handbook
Author: Michael J Neale
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 640
Release: 1995-12-15
ISBN 10: 9780080519661
ISBN 13: 0080519660
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Tribology Handbook Book Review:

The renowned reference work is a practical guide to the selection and design of the components of machines and to their lubrication. It has been completely revised for this second edition by leading experts in the area.

Powertrain Systems for Net Zero Transport

Powertrain Systems for Net Zero Transport
Author: Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMe
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2021-12-20
ISBN 10: 1000552047
ISBN 13: 9781000552041
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Powertrain Systems for Net Zero Transport Book Review:

The transport sector continues to shift towards alternative powertrains, particularly with the UK Government’s announcement to end the sale of petrol and diesel passenger cars by 2030 and increasing support for alternatives. Despite this announcement, the internal combustion continues to play a significant role both in the passenger car market through the use of hybrids and sustainable low carbon fuels, as well as a key role in other sectors such as heavy-duty vehicles and off-highway applications across the globe. Building on the industry-leading IC Engines conference, the 2021 Powertrain Systems for Net-Zero Transport conference (7-8 December 2021, London, UK) focussed on the internal combustion engine’s role in Net-Zero transport as well as covered developments in the wide range of propulsion systems available (electric, fuel cell, sustainable fuels etc) and their associated powertrains. To achieve the net-zero transport across the globe, the life-cycle analysis of future powertrain and energy was also discussed. Powertrain Systems for Net-Zero Transport provided a forum for engine, fuels, e-machine, fuel cell and powertrain experts to look closely at developments in powertrain technology required, to meet the demands of the net-zero future and global competition in all sectors of the road transportation, off-highway and stationary power industries.